Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) announced today that Elena Marks, the organization’s founding President and CEO, will retire in 2022 upon selection of her successor.
Episcopal Health Foundation is announcing $5.3 million in new investments to help organizations across Texas work with community members to become advocates for health and adopt new ways of solving health-related problems in their neighborhood.
Join the Episcopal Health Foundation for the second virtual In Common gathering, where we will focus on addressing poverty. Congregations will learn how to work within their communities and alongside ministry partners to address the impacts of poverty, strengthen social networks, better...
Report finds there would be 5,000 fewer COVID-19 deaths in Texas if Black and Hispanic residents had same mortality rates as White residents Researchers estimate health disparities cost Texans $7.7 billion in excess medical spending and lost productivity
The pandemic has shone a light on the pre-existing problem of health disparity. In this webinar series, learn about what health disparities are, the consequences of living with stressors including long-term poverty, and what we can do to address it. Faculty from the University of Houston College...
More than 7 million Americans have not only lost their jobs during the pandemic, but also their employer-based health insurance. NBC News’ Priscilla Thompson spoke with a Texas resident who is struggling to pay bills while trying to keep health care coverage.
Results from the Central Texas COVID-19 Survey released this week found that four in 10 residents or someone in their household have skipped or postponed needed medical care since the pandemic began and almost all surveyed shared they have postponed or skipped preventive care. The survey, led by...
A majority of people who live in Harris County say they’ve suffered financial troubles during COVID-19 and almost half say they or someone in their household has lost a job, lost a business, or had their wages or hours reduced.